Darcus And Dickens

Darcus Howe first read Great Expectations when he was a nine year boy old in rural Trinidad.

He found something in the book which changed his life.

And the character of Pip has stayed with him through thick and thin.

This is his very personal journey to the heart of the novel with fellow immigrant Stuart Hall, Zimbabwean Professor Anthony Chennells, and today's Pips - in British Schools - and Magwitches - in Brixton Prison.

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Darcus Howe first read Great Expectations when he was a nine year boy old in rural Trinidad.

He found something in the book which changed his life.

And the character of Pip has stayed with him through thick and thin.

This is his very personal journey to the heart of the novel with fellow immigrant Stuart Hall, Zimbabwean Professor Anthony Chennells, and today's Pips - in British Schools - and Magwitches - in Brixton Prison.